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JOHN PAUL ANDERSON
June 22,1946 Sept.18,1970 St. Mary's
SP4 3BN 8Inf 4 Inf Div
Burial: St. Mary's Cemetery

RONALD EUGENE BECKER
Mar 26,1942 Oct 14,1971
LIEUTENANT US NAVY
Burial: Kirk Cemetery

FREDRICK HALL BECKMEYER
Navy - HM3 - E4
HM3 - E4 - Navy - Regular
24 year old Single, Caucasian, Male
Born on Dec 23, 1943
From Mt. Vernon, Illinois
Length of service 1 year.
His tour of duty began on Oct 15, 1967
Casualty was on Feb 04, 1968
Military Region 1, South Vietnam
Hostile, died of wounds
Ground Casualty
Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
Body was recovered
Burial: Oakwood Cemetery

FRANK BARRY BLUE
1-31-1948 5-5-1973
MM 2 US NAVY
Burial: Memorial Gardens Cemetery

HAROLD L. BOLDWYN JR.
11-10-1946 6-16-1972
1st Lieutenant US ARMY
Burial: Oakwood Cemetery

CHARLES T. BRADDY
July 01,1943 May 14,1971
PFC 4 Infantry Div.
Burial: St. Mary's Cemetery

JACK EMANUEL CROUCH JR
Marine Corps - LCPL - E3
LCPL - E3 - Marine Corps - Reserve
18 year old Single, Caucasian, Male
Born on Nov 18, 1947
From MT VERNON, ILLINOIS
Casualty was on Sep 24, 1966
in QUANG TRI, SOUTH VIETNAM
Hostile, died of wounds
GROUND CASUALTY
GUN, SMALL ARMS FIRE
Body was recovered
Burial: Oakwood Cemetery

DEAN EDDIE CLINTON
Army - CWO - W2
CWO - W2 - Army - Reserve
1st Cav Division (AMBL)
26 year old Single, Caucasian, Male
Born on Oct 12, 1946
From DIX, ILLINOIS
His tour of duty began on Jun 11, 1967
Casualty was on Jun 05, 1973
in BINH DINH, SOUTH VIETNAM
Non-Hostile, died missing
HELICOPTER - CREW
AIR LOSS, CRASH ON LAND
Body was not recovered


MELVIN W. FULLER
11-25-1947 11-14-1972
PVT US ARMY
Burial: Old Shiloh Cemetery

PAUL EDWARD HALE
Army - SGT - E5
SGT - E5 - Army - Regular
25th Infantry Division
26 year old Married, Caucasian, Male
Born on Mar 22, 1941
From NASON, ILLINOIS
Length of service 8 years.
His tour of duty began on May 29, 1967
Casualty was on Jun 28, 1967
in BINH DINH, SOUTH VIETNAM
HOSTILE, GROUND CASUALTY
GUN, SMALL ARMS FIRE
Body was recovered
Burial: Memorial Gardens Cemetery

ALBERT E. JOHNSON
10-17-1946 11-6-1972
CPL US ARMY
Burial: Kirk Cemetery

JACK LEE JOHNSON
Oct. 14, 1948 May 25, 1969
PFC Co.E 9Ma-3 Vietnam PH
Burial: Sursa Cemetery

VINCE ROBERT KISELEWSKI
Navy - EM2 - E5
EM2 - E5 - Navy - Regular
23 year old Single, Caucasian, Male
Born on Oct 09, 1947
From WALTONVILLE, ILLINOIS
Length of service 3 years.
Casualty was on Mar 26, 1971
in KHANH HOA, SOUTH VIETNAM
Non-Hostile, died missing
GROUND CASUALTY
DROWNED, SUFFOCATED
Body was recovered

DAVID ARTHUR LARCOM
Dec.15,1942 Aug.18,1973
SP 4 US ARMY
Burial: Bethel Cemetery

BOBBIE GENE LEE
Jan.16,1936 July 26,1973
SFC US ARMY
Burial: Wolf Prairie Cemetery

LOWELL RAY LLOYD
Marine Corps - LCPL - E3
LCPL - E3 - Marine Corps - Regular
20 year old Single, Caucasian, Male
Born on Dec 22, 1946
From WOODLAWN, ILLINOIS
Length of service 1 year.
Casualty was on May 26, 1967
in QUANG TIN, SOUTH VIETNAM
HOSTILE, GROUND CASUALTY
ARTILLERY, ROCKET, or MORTAR
Body was recovered
Burial I.O.O.F Cemetery

DAVID LEE McCORMICK
4-2-1949 10-1-1972
VET-SP5 US ARMY VIETNAM BSM ARCOM
Burial: Pleasant Hill Cemetery

CRAIG RONALD MOWRER
Feb.12,1950 Jul.20,1973
SP 4 US ARMY
Burial: Old Union Cemetery

JOHN ROBERT PIERCE
Army - PFC - E3
PFC - E3 - Army - Selective Service
11th Armored Cavalry
21 year old Single, Caucasian, Male
Born on Nov 28, 1944
From BONNIE, ILLINOIS
Length of service 1 year.
His tour of duty began on Aug 24, 1966
Casualty was on Oct 09, 1966
SOUTH VIETNAM
Hostile, died of wounds
GROUND CASUALTY
GUN, SMALL ARMS FIRE
Body was recovered
Burial: Bethel Cemetery

EDWARD WAYNE PIGG
Army - SGT - E5
SGT - E5 - Army - Selective Service
196th Light Infantry Brigade
21 year old Single, Caucasian, Male
Born on Aug 14, 1946
From MT VERNON, ILLINOIS
Length of service 1 year.
His tour of duty began on Jun 13, 1967
Casualty was on May 11, 1968
in QUANG TIN, SOUTH VIETNAM
HOSTILE, GROUND CASUALTY
MULTIPLE FRAGMENTATION WOUNDS
Body was recovered
Burial: Oakwood Cemetery

CARL EDWARD PILKINGTON SR
Army - SMAJ - E9
SMAJ - E9 - Army - Regular
Special Forces
41 year old Married, Caucasian, Male
Born on Oct 11, 1927
From MT VERNON, ILLINOIS
Length of service 22 years.
His tour of duty began on Jan 10, 1969
Casualty was on Apr 25, 1969
in PHUOC LONG, SOUTH VIETNAM
Hostile, died of wounds
HELICOPTER - NONCREW
AIR LOSS, CRASH ON LAND
Body was recovered
Burial: Memorial Gardens Cemetery

MICHAEL E. RATAJCZYK
Sept.26,1951 Aug.04,1973
SGT US AIR FORCE
Burial: South Hickory Hill Cemtery

LEONARD JEFFREY RICHARDS
Army - PFC - E3
PFC - E3 - Army - Selective Service
173rd Airborne Brigade
24 year old Single, Caucasian, Male
Born on Mar 26, 1943
From MT VERNON, ILLINOIS
His tour of duty began on Jul 08, 1967
Casualty was on Nov 20, 1967
in KONTUM, SOUTH VIETNAM
Hostile, died while missing
GROUND CASUALTY
GUN, SMALL ARMS FIRE
Body was recovered

WILLIAM DAVID SETTLEMIRE
Army - 1LT - O2
1LT - O2 - Army - Regular
23 year old Single, Caucasian, Male
Born on Apr 15, 1942
From MOUNT VERNON, ILLINOIS
Length of service 1 year.
His tour of duty began on Jul 08, 1965
Casualty was on Feb 09, 1966
SOUTH VIETNAM
HOSTILE, GROUND CASUALTY
GUN, SMALL ARMS FIRE
Body was recovered
Burial: Oakwood Cemetery

KENNETH W. SHERIDAN
Aug.1,1946 Dec.17,1969
SP4 HHC 3BN Infantry
Burial: St. Mary's Cemetery

STEPHEN JAY SMITH
Army - PFC - E3
PFC - E3 - Army - Selective Service
4th Infantry Division
24 year old Married, Caucasian, Male
Born on Aug 07, 1943
From MT VERNON, ILLINOIS
His tour of duty began on May 09, 1967
Casualty was on Oct 09, 1967
in QUANG TIN, SOUTH VIETNAM
HOSTILE, GROUND CASUALTY
GUN, SMALL ARMS FIRE
Body was recovered

RONALD WAYNE STEWART
Army - PFC - E3
PFC - E3 - Army - Selective Service
5th Infantry Division Mechanized
20 year old Single, Caucasian, Male
Born on Nov 25, 1950
From MT VERNON, ILLINOIS
His tour of duty began on Feb 09, 1971
Casualty was on Mar 14, 1971
in QUANG TRI, SOUTH VIETNAM
NON-HOSTILE, GROUND CASUALTY
VEHICLE CRASH
Body was recovered
Burial: Oakwood Cemetery

MICHAEL E. TERRY
5-29-1947 5-19-1970
PVT 2 BN 5 AIT BDE


KENNETH DEANE THOMAS JR
Air Force - CAPT - O3
CAPT - O3 - Air Force - Reserve
34 year old Married, Caucasian, Male
Born on Sep 25, 1940
From MT VERNON, ILLINOIS
His tour of duty began on May 05, 1966
Casualty was on Sep 02, 1975
NORTH VIETNAM
Hostile, died while missing
FIXED WING - PILOT
AIR LOSS, CRASH ON LAND
Body was recovered

JERRY PAUL WITT
Army - SP4 - E4
SP4 - E4 - Army - Regular
1st Infantry Division
19 year old Single, Caucasian, Male
Born on May 23, 1947
From MT VERNON, ILLINOIS
Length of service 1 year.
His tour of duty began on Jan 24, 1966
Casualty was on Nov 01, 1966
SOUTH VIETNAM
HOSTILE, GROUND CASUALTY
MULTIPLE FRAGMENTATION WOUNDS
Body was recovered
Burial: St. Mary's Cemetery




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